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So i just noticed when i charge my batteries that the charger goes green indicating the battery is fully charged.  When i remove the pack and press the charge indicator button, its only showing 2 bars.  This is happening with both of my battery packs. Anybody else experience this issue?  These batteries and drills are only about a month old, if even that.

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I makes me sad to see a person having issues with Milwaukee my favorite tool brand. Like the others have mentioned I would have the store you bought it from swap out your kit as it's most likely the charger. Has the charger thrown any error codes? The status light blinks codes showing any issues with the battery. One other thing is it's a little tricky putting the battery on the charger you might not have all the pins connected to the charger. Have you been able to fully charge the batteries before or is this issue right out of the box?

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Thanks guys, Im going to take it back to the store after Christmas.  Hopefully it is only the charger. 

 

I makes me sad to see a person having issues with Milwaukee my favorite tool brand. Like the others have mentioned I would have the store you bought it from swap out your kit as it's most likely the charger. Has the charger thrown any error codes? The status light blinks codes showing any issues with the battery. One other thing is it's a little tricky putting the battery on the charger you might not have all the pins connected to the charger. Have you been able to fully charge the batteries before or is this issue right out of the box?

 

It makes me sad too.  Nope, no error codes are being shown.  I thought the first time i had the pins misaligned or something so i retried with the same result. The first time i charged the batteries I didn't even bother to check the battery fuel gauge when i took them off the charger. I saw green on the charger and just went straight to work. This is only their second charge since I bought the kit. 

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*UPDATE*  

 

Conductor you were absolutely right! Pushed till it clicked into place and it now charges full.  I wasn't expecting it to really have to push the pack in that firmly but hey, it works so im a happy man!

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I currently have the dual voltage Milwaukee charger and both of dewalts 20v chargers and don't notice a difference with installing and removing batteries, only thing I've noticed is the is the Milwaukee 18v batteries require just a smidge more effort to click into place in the power tool handle

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